Jacobs wins NASA White Sands Test Facility contract

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) was awarded the Test Evaluation and Support Team 2 (TEST2) contract at NASA´s White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) near Las Cruces, New Mexico, the company said.

The contract, effective May 1, has a maximum value of USD400 million with a two-year base period of performance and three one-year options.

Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is expected to provide support to all current and future NASA programs for space transportation and human space flight, as well as other Federal agencies and commercial customers.

This includes services in the areas of propulsion system testing; materials and components testing; hypervelocity impact testing; critical flight hardware processing and refurbishment; composite pressure systems testing and analysis; operation and maintenance of on-site laboratories and facilities; and emergency services.

Jacobs is one of the world´s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services. Its Aerospace and Technology line of business provides technical and innovative enterprise solutions to government and commercial clients.